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Media Quiz
Grade Six
Atlanta International School
In 2009, kids ages 11 to 14 spent the
most time with this type of media:
• A. Computers
• B. Music
• C. TV
• D. Video games
C (followed by music, computers, and video
games, in that order)
Who spends more time browsing the
Internet, teens or adults?
• A. Teens
• B. Adults
Answer: B
Just Kidding……..A- Teens!
What is a mash-up?
• A. A glitch on a computer caused by a virus
• B. A techno remix of a song
• C. Slang for when a computer crashes and is
beyond repair
• D. A digital collage containing text, graphics,
music, video, or animation from already
created digital works combined to create a
new work
Answer: D
How many texts on average do teens send and receive
each month?
• A. 1,800
• B. 2,500
• C. 3,000
• D. 3,500
Answer: A (adults send about 500)- this is a
decrease from 2009
In Internet slang, what is a “troll” ?
• A. A multiplayer game that can be embedded
in a website
• B. Someone who posts spam on online
message boards
• C. A website that takes too long to load
• D. Someone who has an ugly profile picture
Answer: B
What is an “avatar”?
• A. An email address that forwards your email
to a different address (alias)
• B. A graphic image used to represent a real
person online
• C. Someone who tries to get you to give them
personal information online
• D. The fastest jet on many online flightsimulator games
Answer: B
According to the privacy policies of
Facebook, how old must you be to
register for an account?
A. 10
B. 12
C. 13
D. 16
Answer: C
Who can edit articles on Wikipedia,
the free, online encyclopedia?
A. Registered users older than 13
B. Employees of Wikipedia
C. College professors and students
D. All of the above
Answer: D
What was the first home video game
console sold in the United States?
A. Atari 2600
B. Nintendo NES
C. Sega Genesis
D. Nintendo Game Boy
Answer: A
How many characters (letters,
punctuation marks, and spaces) can
you send in a regular text message?
A. 100
B. 160
C. 200
D. 260
Answer: B
What percentage of tweens (ages 8 to
12) use a cell phone?
A. 37%
B. 56%
C. 71%
D. 85%
Answer: B (note: 2009 the answer was C!)
With which of the following can young
people not only listen to
but also create music?
A. Rhapsody
B. GarageBand
C. Pandora
D. iTunes
Answer: B
As of late 2011, approximately how
many views did YouTube get
A. 500,000
B. Over 1 billion
C. Over 500 billion
D. Over 1 trillion
Answer: D

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